Specimen Information

Pomacea maculata
Pomacea maculata
(giant applesnail)

Specimen ID1649700
Common Namegiant applesnail
LocalityPond at Pecan Park in La Porte, TX on Canada Rd
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWest Galveston Bay
HUC8 Number12040204
HUC10 NameClear Creek-Frontal Galveston Bay
HUC10 Number1204020401
HUC12 NameClear Creek-Frontal Galveston Bay
HUC12 Number120402040100
Collection Day21
Collection Month5
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released aquarium | hitch hiker on aquatic plants
Commentsin citizen science report via Texasinvasives.org
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierMonica McGarrity, TPWD
Number Collected20


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/13/2024].

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